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Day of Surgery

It was finally the big day!  I was both scared and excited.  I always get a bit nervous before anesthesia — that big fear that I won’t wake up — and I remember my husband telling me he loved me as they wheeled me into the OR.  183 more words

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Types of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery operations are classified by the mechanism by which they help to lose weight. They can either decrease the capacity of stomach and hence restrict food intake ( 684 more words

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Let The Paranoia Begin!

If it wasn’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. That has been said to me more times than I can remember.
So when I started to pursue this surgery, I thought of everything that could go wrong, but not one thing that could go right. 801 more words

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The weekend before the big day!

Once I was finally done with the testing and received my date for weight loss surgery in July 2006, I had a “free for all” a few days before the big day (you have to fast the day before the surgery)……I went to Bobby Rubino’s (great rib joint on Long Island) and had a huge plate of baby back ribs with a side of BBQ potatoes and slaw…..then on to White Castle and got a “sack of 10” (Yankees will know EXACTLY what this is)…then out for a few drinks.  117 more words

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9/3/2015 ~ Shout Out To Mom

If my mom were alive she would be 77 years old today ~ happy birthday in heaven mom, she died 21 years ago but it feels like yesterday.   426 more words

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Trip to the ER!

As I had mentioned previous in my blog, my stomach has been hurting me lately. It would happen off and on throughout the day, every day, for two weeks. 858 more words

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I have a new video up on YouTube!

You can check out my most recent surgery update video here!